Underwater Unknown Caucasus 2019
In the period from August 17 to 23 in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, under the auspices of the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the first international mountain underwater search…

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Diving in Borneo
The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the…

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Is the ballet machine applicable in diving training
In November last 2018, the SNSI training agency (Scuba & Nitrox Safety International) at the DEMA Show in Los Angeles made a sensation in some ways and caused heated discussions…

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Jay Moriarty the legend of surfing

In the twelve years that have passed since he first got up and rode a wave in the town of Santa Cruz, until his death, during free diving in the Maldives, Jay Moriarty managed to earn a great reputation in the world of surfing. Feats on the big waves and the ingenious skill of riding on longboards helped the athlete become famous. In his youth, Moriarty was an ordinary guy who was able to stand on a par with the best professional athletes. His charming smile and extraordinary modesty distinguished the guy. Rumors about him are still spreading and not only in California.

James Michael Moriarty hails from Georgia, then his family moved to Santa Cruz. Father, Doug, who served in the airborne troops. He began training to surf the young guy and instilled a love of adventure. Eleven-year-old Jay first stood on the board in the town of Sewer Peak. According to him, he rode without a wetsuit, in a T-shirt and shorts in icy, California water. His first wheelchair was on a 7’-foot Haut board. Continue reading

What is tech diving?

One of the varieties of diving, which attracts thousands of scuba diving enthusiasts around the world, is the technical diving (Technical Diver IANTD). The main difference between technology diving and the so-called recreational (basic) diving is that it allows you to dive no deeper than 40 meters, which greatly expands the possibilities of a swimmer who has mastered this species. Depth exceeding the mark allowed by traditional diving was made possible thanks to special equipment, which includes cylinders with a special gas mixture, as well as decompression equipment.

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How to choose diving flippers

If you seriously want to go diving, the choice of fins will be one of the most important decisions. To make it easier to get acquainted with the market, we will deal with the classification of this type of underwater equipment. First, fins are either ordinary (one for each leg) or “monofins” (one fins for both legs). Beginners should choose the first type of flippers, as special diving is required for diving with one flipper. The swimming style is completely different from the standard.

bull flippers have two of the most significant factors: heel type and stiffness of the flippers. According to the first factor, flippers are divided into open and closed. The division is mainly due to the fact that flippers are often rented. Open flippers (without heel) are suitable for various boots. Closed flippers – for bare feet (toe allowed). Continue reading

What was your unforgettable dive?
Brooke Morton asked several well-known divers to talk about her best dive. Oddly enough, the deepest dive - or the most adrenaline - rarely makes an indelible impression and is…

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The most extreme diving professions
Amateur divers dive for their own pleasure. But there are those for whom this is a completely different matter: work, and also difficult. From commercial divers to underwater forensic investigators,…

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Henyou from Jeju Island
Can you imagine the marine industry, which is engaged in a thousand people, while all of them are women and collect the catch using dives to hold their breath, using…

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Regulators from Cressi-Sub
Regulators from Cressi-Sub are not as widely known in our country as Aqua Lung, Apeks or Poseidon. The fact is that the company does not make equipment for particularly difficult…

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